Turf Toe Plates made of composite carbon graphite limit the range of motion in the great toe joint, relieving pain in the big toe joint. The Morton's extension piece that extends under the big toe is designed to limit the range of motion of your big toe, while allowing your lesser toes free movement. The plate is very thin yet very stiff. Because the plates are very hard we suggest wearing them beneath insoles, either the shoes' existing insoles or over-the-counter insoles such as Pedag SOFT Shoe Insoles.
Medium width only, 1/8" thick.
Sizing: We strongly suggest that you use length rather than shoe size as the determining factor in deciding what size plate to purchase. The best method is to take an insole out of a shoe you wear regularly and measure it from the back of the heel to the tip of the toe. Then choose a plate that is slightly shorter than your insert, so that it can be placed underneath the insole of your shoe.
Indications - Turf toe plates are used in the treatment of hallux limitus, hallux rigidus, turf toe, gouty arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis of the great toe joint.
Foot Care Tip! What are the differences between all of the carbon fiber/graphite plates sold at Myfootshop? Molded Turf Toe Plates are thin, 3/4-length, carbon graphite arch supports, with a molded arch. Flat Turf Toe Plates are similar to the molded plates, but are completely flat, with a Morton's extension. These are both best for hallux limitus and hallux rigidus and turf toe. Spring Plates are ultra-thin, full-length arch supports. A toe spring creates a forefoot rocker, off-loading forefoot pain. They're indicated for metatarsal fractures, forefoot capsulitis, forefoot bursitis and Freiberg's infraction. Hallux Trainer Inserts are a full length finished carbon/graphite insert with Morton's extension that have the same indications as turf toe plates. Flat carbon plates contain no arch support or toe spring. They're recommended for metatarsal fractures and midfoot arthritis. And the Hallux Trainer Arch Support is a semi-rigid Morton's extension and is used as a full length insole replacement with semi-rigid limitation of motion used in the treatment of hallux limitus.
Turf Toe Plates may be modified with a heat gun, but once modified cannot be returned for a refund or exchange.